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ELI5 Provably Fair Games
2018-12-09 19:24:34
ELI5 Provably Fair Games
What is a fair game? What, then, is a provably fair game? These concepts lie at the heart of a whole new industry which arises from the transparent nature of the blockchain. The open and decentralized consensus mechanism existent in Ethereum, Bitcoin and most major cryptocurrencies, makes it possible for anyone to verify transactions using open source software that can be freely downloaded. Blockchain explorers such as Etherscan and Blockchain.info allow any user to inspect the blockchain and see for the...

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Canlead CAND Token: A.I. Driven Opportunity and Referral Platform
2018-12-09 19:21:32
Canlead CAND Token: A.I. Driven Opportunity and Referral Platform
Canlead has created a new business model that improves productivity, built a centralised platform that combines the power of the ‘social networking technology’, ‘sharing economy model’ and the ‘Canlead incentive driven opportunity & referral concept’. After 18 months of research and development, Canlead has launched a beta product to test the market. The positive responses from its partners in technology recruitment and consultancy are indicators of a good product market fit and therefore th...

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Waltonchain WTC Cryptocurrency in a Nutshell
2018-12-06 11:34:20
Waltonchain WTC Cryptocurrency in a Nutshell
WTC Crypto Waltonchain is committed to leading humanity into a reliable digital life, establishment of the Internet of Everything (IoE) and healthy development of a brand new business ecosystem via the blockchain technology. Mineable? The Waltonchain Cryptocurrency (WTC) is not mineable. Thus this particular Cryptocurrency is being purchased and are not mined. Furthermore, there is also a need for a certain person to buy the coins and earn interest by means of holding the coins in the wallet. The more ...

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Cryptocurrency bubble: truth or FUD?
2018-12-06 01:44:40
Cryptocurrency bubble: truth or FUD?
What is a financial bubble? Why do cycles of boom/bust happen in the markets? These questions have been asked ever since trade and commerce began happening and the first financial systems appeared. Why is it that we have such unreal expectations about market movements? Why are the masses of investors, economists, scholars, software algorithms and massive amounts of information available unable to stop market crashes? Only the Best Survive The very best fund managers are able to come out with some profit o...

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Why the
2018-12-05 13:23:01
Why the "fast" Ethereum sync is so slow
Why is the geth sync slow? We keep hearing this question again and again from ETH node owners. Users have been complaining forever now about the notoriously slow geth sync on the official Ethereum wallet. Some even question the level of decentralization of a cryptocurrency which requires several hundred gigabytes of hard drive space and which may take weeks to fully sync with the rest of the network. While geth syncs, full Ethereum node admins may end up seeing a screen such as this one for a ver...

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Cryptoindex CIX100 Coin: 100 Cryptocurrencies in 1 Indexcoin
2018-12-05 13:16:07
Cryptoindex CIX100 Coin: 100 Cryptocurrencies in 1 Indexcoin
A stock index is a measurement of a section of the stock market, calculated from the prices of selected stocks (typically a weighted average). It is a tool used to describe and rationalize the market and to compare the return on specific sectors or types of business. The primary criterion of a stock index is that the method of its construction should be clear. CryptoIndex It is becoming obvious that the cryptocurrency market needs a tool that can help reduce investment risks and make crypto trading a ...

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Most cryptocurrency market cap is fake
2018-12-04 12:27:28
Most cryptocurrency market cap is fake
Something about cryptocurrencies seems to be misleading thousands of investors every day: their impressive U$ dollar market capitalization. This metric is used heavily by investors, but there's an elephant in the room. The numbers you see are probably largely fake. If you analyze a list of cryptocurrencies by market cap, you'll find that most coins aren't traded to and from fiat money. This leads to a surprising conclusion, which we present in this article. First of all, we need to discuss how thes...

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ELI5 Crypto cap
2018-12-04 11:50:01
ELI5 Crypto cap
"Crypto cap" may refer to different things, depending on context. Unless it's a stylish wearable hat with a reference to cryptocurrencies on it, then crypto cap probably refers to one of the two following concepts. Crypto Market Cap Crypto market cap, of course, refers to the total market value of a coin. This number is easily obtained by multiplying the total number of coins in circulation by their individual value. CoinMarketCap.com is a website that specializes in tracking cryptocurrencies' ma...

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ELI5 Bitsquare (BISQ)
2018-12-04 00:23:45
ELI5 Bitsquare (BISQ)
What is Bitsquare? Bitsquare is the former name of a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange. It was renamed to BISQ in March 2017 due to trademark-related concerns. BISQ Bitsquare / Bisq is a P2P app that allows cryptocurrencies and fiat money to be exchanged in a fully decentralized fashion. The end goal of the Bisq project is to create a DAO - Decentralized Autonomous Organization. Many previous attempts at creating successful DAO's in several different areas have been unsuccessful. No Identity V...

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Fake cryptocurrency market caps, Part II - Graphical Evidence
2018-12-03 19:05:36
Fake cryptocurrency market caps, Part II - Graphical Evidence
If you've been following Crypto.BI then you've likely seen one of our most popular articles, about fake cryptocurrency market capitalizations. Our main argument is that most cryptocurrencies are not traded for USD, Euros, Yen and vice-versa. Therefore the fiat valuation attributed to these cryptos does not really exist, but is simply a mirror of Bitcoin's valuation stated in some arbitrary fiat currency (most notably the USD). If you attempted to trade most altcoins for fiat, there would likely be a mark...


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